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Some Fall Pics

In this photo, it looks like these yellow flowers are just barely hanging on against the upcoming winter.  While I was riding, everything I saw was brown and dead or dying, except for these flowers.    http://www.strava.com/athletes/424498/latest-rides/780c8c7d9d1dab3c1f2aed03da85bc16e22554e9 Advertisements

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My trip to Moab

We spent the weekend down in Moab.  I hadn’t been there in over 20 years.  I rode the Slickrock Trail and I can’t say I was very impressed.  There just seemed to be a lot of hiking.  Maybe some people can ride a trail nearly straight up an incline, but I can’t.  Same with riding down the many steep cliffs that were on the trail.  When the trail was fairly flat, it was great.  But having to constantly mount and dismount ruined the []

From today’s ride

This is one of my favorite rides in Utah.  It starts near where I grew up and loops up around the Radio Towers close to Ensign peak.  After you get to the top Radio Tower, you take a left turn, and then drop down to the Bonneville Shoreline Preserve.  The second part of the trail is not as well traveled and sometimes the trail can be somewhat overgrown.  The views towards the Great Salt Lake are amazing.  I took these photos the []

Passing etiquette during a race

So, I’m not sure if there are any official rules about passing during a race. But two people who passed me yesterday did it wrong. One guy came up behind me and yelled at me to get out of the way. Before giving me a chance to move, he crashed into my side, bumping into my right handlebar and nearly knocking me over, and then sped off ahead of me. Another guy came up behind me and screamed at me “I need []

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